emoji ⚕︎ medical symbol svg

⚕︎” meaning: medical symbol, aesculapius Emoji

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⚕︎Meaning and Description

The "Medical Symbol" emoji represents the Rod of Asclepius, a symbol historically associated with medicine and healing, and has become an internationally recognized symbol for the medical profession and health-related fields🧑‍⚕︎.

The emoji is designed as a staff with a snake🐍 coiled around it. Its ancient and significant design makes it a powerful symbol, especially in contexts related to health, medicine, and healing.

The meaning behind the Medical emoji is all about health, medicine💊, and the medical field. It's a tribute to doctors, nurses, and all those who work tirelessly to make us feel better. And you might spot the ⚕︎ emoji when people are discussing health-related topics, sharing updates about medical appointments, or even expressing gratitude for healthcare professionals.

💡The Staff of Aesculapius⚕︎ is not to be confused with the Caduceus, which is another symbol of medicine that has two snakes and wings on a rod. The Caduceus is actually the symbol of Hermes, the messenger god and the patron of commerce, thieves, and travelers.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The current ⚕︎ is a variant Emoji (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms), and it has two corresponding Emojis: (basic Emoji without variant symbols) and ⚕️ (emoji style, displaying colored symbols on most new platforms). ⚕︎ (text style) = (base style) + text style

The meaning of emoji symbol ⚕︎ is medical symbol, it is related to aesculapius, medicine, staff, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "☑️ Other Symbols".

⚕︎Examples and Usage

🔸 Popular science: ⚕︎ The shedding of snakes represents recovery and renew, and is regarded as a symbol of "rebirth" by people. Snake venom is both poisonous and can also be used for medicinal purposes. The snake stick also implies that the doctor is between "life and death", "health and disease”.
🔸 The Indian medical association ⚕︎ has declared a state of medical emergency.
🔸 ⚕︎ (2695 FE0E) = (2695) + text style (FE0E)

⚕︎Basic Information

Emoji: ⚕︎
Shortname: medical symbol
Known as: Aesculapius | Asklepios | Rod of Asclepius
Codepoint: U+2695 FE0E Copy
Decimal: ALT+9877 ALT+65038
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ☑️ Other Symbols
Keywords: aesculapius | medical symbol | medicine | staff
Proposal: L2/16‑160

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